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Kalani Pe'a - "E Na Kini"


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A call to action to the people of Hawaii at the Hawaii Theater.

E NA KINI Words and Music by: Ernest Kala


E na kini o ka ‘aina e ala mai, a e ala pu
O people of the land rise up!!, And rise up together!!

, E na mamo o Hawai'i nei e ala mai, a e ala pu,
O Hawaiian descendants rise up!!, And rise up together!!

A imua na poki'i a inu i ka wai ‘awa'awa,
And the younger generations move forward and drink the bitter water,

A e mau ka lanakila, e na kini o ka ‘aina,
The victory lives always, O people of the land,

E na mamo o Hawai'i nei e ala mai, a e ala pu.

O descendants of Hawai'i, rise up!!! (rise up together!!)
I ka lawe, lawe a lilo,
Acquire, acquire and receive,

I ka pono, pono a mau,
The rights, rights forever,

Paio no ka pono e, e na kini o ka ‘aina
Fight for the rights, O people of the land.

I ka lawe, lawe a lilo
Acquire, Acquire and receive.

I ka pono, pono a mau
The rights, rights forever,

Ua mau ke ea o ka ‘aina i ka pono,
The life of the land is preserved in righteousness.

Ua mau ke ea o ka ‘aina i ka pono.

The life of the land is preserved in righteousness.
E na mokupuni o Hawai'i nei e ala mai, a e ala pu
O islands of Hawai'i rise up!! And rise up together!!

E na mano kini a lehu e ala mai, a e ala pu,
O numerous multitude and masses rise up!!, And rise up together!!

Mai Hawai'i o Keawe a Kaua'i o Manokalani,
From Hawai'i of Keawe to Kaua'i of Manokalanipo,

‘Onipa'a mau, ‘onipa'a mau
Steadfast always, steadfast always,

E na mokupuni o Hawai'i nei,
O islands of Hawai'i,

E na mamo kini a lehu e ala mai, a e ala pu.

O numerous multitudes and masses rise up!!, And rise up together!!

 

 

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